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Old Aug 26, 2011, 11:35 PM   #1
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Default Bird ID???

Just took this pic of bird today at the beach. Not sure the ID, love the colors...

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Old Aug 27, 2011, 1:08 AM   #2
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I believe it's a starling:
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Old Aug 27, 2011, 3:03 AM   #3
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Yup, that is the common (or European) starling. Beautiful, but unfortunately one of the most hated birds in America. They are non-natives, very harmful to farms, kill native birds, messy, and all around nuisance.

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